COLOMBES, France – December 10, 2014 — / — Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space and Funambol, the leading provider of white-label personal cloud solutions, partner to offer cloud-based services to mobile operators. Both companies provide a brandable, best-in-class and flexible personal cloud solution to sync and store personal data in the cloud.

This solution supports all types of mobile phones by allowing the storage and synchronization of smartphones subscribers’ data (photos, videos, files, etc.) and of SIM-based contacts on feature phones thanks to OT’s SIM cloud backup solution. OT and Funambol make the digital life of mobile subscribers easier; personal data is automatically stored and synced in the cloud avoiding the concern of data loss. Additionally, in case of an upgrade, the migration is fully transparent and secured for the subscribers and their mobile operator.

“We are delighted to partner with Funambol, a highly innovative global player in the cloud industry to offer an end-to-end and flexible solution that meets the needs of mobile operators. The solution will be able to promote their brand and go to market with a value added service” said Cédric Collomb, Managing Director, Telecom Business Unit at OT.

“As personal cloud use spreads to more parts of the world, many people around the globe still rely on feature phones” said Amit Chawla, Funambol CEO. “The Funambol and OT personal cloud solution provides a smooth migration path for users as they migrate from a feature to a smartphone”.

OT is a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space. OT has always been at the heart of mobility, from the first smart cards to the latest contactless payment technologies which equip millions of smartphones. Present in the Payment, Telecommunications and Identity markets, OT offers end-to-end solutions in the Smart Transactions, Mobile Financial Services, Machine-to-Machine, Digital Identity and Transport & Access Control fields. OT employs over 6 000 employees worldwide, including close to 700 R&D people. With more than 50 sales offices across 5 continents and 10 facilities, OT’s international network serves clients in 140 countries. For more information:

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